Speaking Intro for Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Directions: If you are introducing Dr. Gleb, please practice delivering this speaking intro three times (or more if needed) to make sure it rolls off the tongue smoothly. Your role is critical to ensure a powerful and compelling start to the talk. A great start is half the battle, so help the speech be a win with your outstanding delivery!


**Note: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky doesn't stand on formality, so when introducing him, please call him Dr. Gleb (pronounced like the name Glen, but with a "b" at the end instead of an "n."). If you do want to be more formal, his last name is pronounced see-PUR-skee, which you can hear in the name pronunciation feature on his LinkedIn profile.


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Dr. Gleb is an internationally-renowned thought leader in future-proofing. He specializes in helping forward-looking leaders secure their organization's future by  forecasting and addressing threats and maximizing opportunities.


He serves as the CEO of the future-proofing consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts. A best-selling author of several traditionally published books, Dr. Gleb is most well-known for his 2019 bestseller, Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters, published by Career Press, and his 2020 best-selling book, The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships, published by New Harbinger.


His groundbreaking thought leadership was featured in over 550 articles and 450 interviews in prominent venues. They include USA Today, Time, Fast Company, CBS News, Fortune, Inc Magazine, CNBC, and many more. 


Dr. Gleb's expertise comes from over 20 years of consulting, coaching, and training. His clients include innovative startups, major nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies ranging from Aflac to Xerox.


His expertise also comes from his research background as a behavioral scientist with 15 years in academia, including 7 as a professor at Ohio State University.


In his free time, he makes sure to spend abundant quality time with his wife to avoid his personal life turning into a disaster [[emphasize the last word and wait for three seconds for any laughs - that includes at virtual presentations]].


To help you take advantage of his groundbreaking expertise, I’ve asked him to share with us about “______________________________________________” [[fill in title of presentation]].